Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Visiting UW Madison Mathematics Department

Travel Planner: 

It is recommended to use the Math Department visitor travel planner when making your travel arrangements. Use of the travel planner will help ensure maximum reimbursement when applicable. Please see the link to the travel planner below. 

Visitor Travel Planner:  http://go.wisc.edu/74n0vz

University of Wisconsin - Madison Mathematics Department

Location:

480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1324
Map Link: http://www.map.wisc.edu/s/i96j2yxl
Lincoln Drive is not a public access road.

Getting to the Math Depatment:

  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is about 20-30 mins from campus by taxi.
  • Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is about 50 mins from capus by bus. Route 20 runs every hour.
  • Mitchell Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee is about 1.5 hours by bus from Madison. Badger Bus provides bus service from Mitchell Airport to the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union, a five minute walk from the Math Department.

O'Hare Airport (ORD) in Chicago is about 3.5 hours by bus from Madison. Coach USA (Van Galder) also provides bus service from O'Hare to the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union.

Lodging:

Hotel information will be provided by your host. Official University business qualifies for the state rates at many local hotels, please allow sufficient time for booking reservations.

Local Attractions (source UW Madison Visitors Guide and Map):

The UW–Madison campus is located in Madison’s energetic central city area. Madison is a vibrant capital city often named one of the nation’s finest communities. As with campus, there is a lot to see and do, but here are some visitor favorites:

The Henry Vilas Zoo is just nine blocks south of the university and features free admission and parking. vilaszoo.org.

The Madison Children’s Museum is a popular des­tination for families. madisonchildrensmuseum.org.

The Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. Explore on your own or take a public tour. mononaterrace.com.

TheOlbrich Botanical Gardenson Madison’s east side features 16 acres of specialty gardens and the Bolz Conservatory. Self-guided tours, group vis­its, concerts, and other programming are offered. olbrich.org.

The Overture Center for the Arts (overturecen­ter.com) is the city’s performance venue and has four galleries, including the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (mmoca.org).

State Street connects the UW–Madison campus to the State Capitol. It is a dynamic pedestrian mall lined with shops, galleries, restaurants, night spots, museums and cultural destinations. visitdowntownmadison.com.

http://www.science.wisc.edu/documents/VGM_2011.pdf

Parking Info:

On Campus: http://transportation.wisc.edu/parking/visitor.aspx

Follow this link for lot availability:

http://transportation.wisc.edu/parking/lotinfo_occupancy.aspx

Another some-what convenient parking option is located at 415 Lake Street. The City of Madison parking information can be found here: 

http://www.cityofmadison.com/parkingutility/garagesLots/facilities/stateStCampus.cfm

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, Wi  53706

(608) 263-3054

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